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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417.

Christmas Candlelight weekend

There will be three days to enjoy the event: From 7 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 1, From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 2 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 3.

Craft shows and gift boutiques bursting with beautiful antiques will make it hard to go home empty-handed.

There will be caroling and Lolley the Trolley will provide shuttle transportation.

For more information call (440) 934-6119 or (440) 937-5204 (evenings) or visit the Web site at http://www.frenchcreekdistrict.com

Santa at the Old Town Hall

Saturday, Dec. 2, there will be the lighting of the Christmas tree by Santa Claus at 6 p.m. in front of the Gazebo at Heritage Square.

At 6:30 p.m., Santa will be at the Old Town Hall, Stoney Ridge and Detroit roads, where the Avon Historical Society will serve hot chocolate and the Avon Lions Club will distribute candy. The Avon High School Concert Choir will provide holiday music. This event is also sponsored by the French Creek Development Association.

Small business seminars

The final two small business seminars will be held at the Avon Branch Library today at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Preregistration is necessary and can be made by calling 934-4743.

Church's craft show

St. Mary Church of the Immaculate Conception will have a Christmas Craft Nook in the church hall, 2640 Stoney Ridge Road, Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1.

'Christmas in The Barn'

Christmas In The Barn will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Avon United Methodist Church. There is no admission fee. Christmas cookies, a hot lunch and dinner items will be available.

Band Boosters breakfast

Avon Band Boosters will hold a pancake breakfast Sunday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Avon High School cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for adults, and children 5 and under are free. There will also be entertainment by the Avon Middle School and high school jazz bands.

Lunch menu choices

Here's what's cooking in the Avon schools Dec. 1 to 7:

Avon East and Village Elementary:

Tomorrow: Mini corn dogs, tater tots, apricot crisp, cold milk

Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, glazed carrots, applesauce, cold milk

Tuesday: Macaroni and cheese, green beans, cinnamon pears, cold milk

Wednesday: Sausage pizza, tossed salad, orange smiles, cold milk

Thursday: Scot meat taco with shredded lettuce and tomato, fruity cocktail, cold milk

Avon Middle and High schools:

Tomorrow: Corn dogs or fried chicken wrap, tater tots, apricot crisp, cold milk

Monday: Chicken patty sandwich or turkey bacon club, glazed carrots, applesauce, cold milk

Tuesday: Macaroni and cheese, green beans, or chef salad and roll, cinnamon pears, cold milk

Wednesday: Sausage pizza or lasagna with breadstick, tossed salad, orange smiles, cold milk

Thursday: Soft taco or Steakum on a bun with shredded lettuce and tomato, blueberry cobbler, cold milk

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